Our Islands - St. Croix
St. Croix is the largest of the United States Virgin Islands – 28 miles long and seven miles at its widest point. Its rolling topography is gentler, flatter than most islands in Caribbean. Here you will find wide extremes in location motifs from parched to lush rainforest with dramatic drives and topography.
- Largest: 84 sq. miles
- Population: Approx. 60,000
- Highest point: Mt. Eagle, 1,088 ft.
- The culture-bearer
- Rain forest
- Largest oil refinery in Western Hemisphere (closed)
- Farms, ranches, scenic drives, rum distilleries
- Historic ruins and restored Great Houses
- Buck Island Underwater National Park
- Two championship golf courses
- Breathtaking gently rolling landscape
- Quaint shops
- Slices of Europe and colonial times
- Mocko Jumbies
- International airport, 10,000 ft. runway and world class private jet services.
- 25 mins. by seaplane and commuter air to/from St. Thomas
- Crucian Christmas Festival – late December to early January